Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Exploring Creativity with Jikei COM Japanese Students

Nov 22, 2013
Spotlight Category: College

Jikei COM Japanese Students

On October 12, 2013, Otis hosted 220 Japanese college students from Jikei COM—a consortium of schools from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sendai—for a daylong program on the American approach to creativity and problem solving. Exploring Creativity, now in its third year, is a collaboration between Digital Media and Continuing Education. The jam-packed day included workshops focused on developing creativity through drawing, improvisation, idea generation, and brainstorming; interactions between Otis and Japanese students; and a panel discussion highlighting alumni. The program’s success resulted in a 38% increase in attendees, with a record number of first-year college participants.

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